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UAW President's Office: Homer Martin Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000063

Scope and Content

This collection consists of Homer Martin's office files which include, membership meeting reports, radio addresses, correspondence and news clippings.

Dates

  • 1934 - 1941

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

After serving in Baptist churches, Homer Martin went to work in the auto plants of Kansas City, Missouri where he soon became active in the union movement and was appointed a vice-president and later president of the United Auto Workers-American Federation of Labor and president of what became the UAW-Congress of Industrial Organizations. His records cover the years he was vice-president and president of the UAW-AFL.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 MB, 1 scrapbook)

Abstract

After serving in Baptist churches, Homer Martin went to work in the auto plants of Kansas City, Missouri where he soon became active in the union movement and was appointed a vice-president and later president of the United Auto Workers-American Federation of Labor and president of what became the UAW-Congress of Industrial Organizations. His records cover the years he was vice-president and president of the UAW-AFL.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged generally in alphabetical order by subject.

Acquisition

The papers of Homer Martin were deposited in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in 1961 by Mr. Martin.

Other Copies

This collection is available on microfilm. The original print documents are the use copy.

Related Materials

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

Transfers

Some photographs received with the papers have been placed in the Archives Audiovisual Collection.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the UAW President's Office: Homer Martin Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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